09/08/2017 –From the end of the opening act Timi won six games in a row.
|ROGERS CUP (2 735 139 USD, HARD COURT), SINGLES, 1ST ROUND|
|Tímea Babos (Hungarian)-Bianca Andreescu (Canadian) 6:4, 6:1|
The match lasted 1 hour and 16 minutes in Toronto.
“I’m happy with today’s match, it was not easy. I had az unknown opponent in front of a local fans. I did not know her, because We never met before. I’m happy with the win and the fact that after a long, bad summer I managed to win again. This is very positive” – said Timi.
In the 43-minute first set, the 17-year-old Canadian player kept up the pace with her opponent for a long time. Last week’s Washington quarter-finalist and World No144 Andreescu won her service games in a big battle til 3:3, while she did not have a chance as a receiver.
After 4: 3, Timi broke her opponent to 30, but in the next game she won only one rally. Fortunately, this did not bother her, she broke the opponent to 30 and closed the opening act.
The second set was interesting. The Hungarian player’s service games were tight, and Timi saved a total of three break points. In the meantime, however, the Hungarian player twice broke her opponent to 0, she jumped to a 5:0 lead.
Then Andreescu won a game, but she only delayed the finish. In the last game, the Hungarian player lost only a single rally.
Timi’s next opponent will be the 10th seed Agnieszka Radwańska.
The Polish player (born: 6 March, 1989) is ranked 10th in the world rankings, her career best position was 2 (9 July, 2012). Agnieszka Radwańska has so far won 20 WTA and 2 ITFs, in 2012 she was finalist in Wimbledon, and won the WTA Finals in 2015. This year she reached the final in Sydney (Australia, 776 000 USD, hard court), this is her best result n 2017.
— Rogers Cup Toronto (@rogerscup) August 9, 2017
.@TimeaBabos tops Andreescu 6-4, 6-1!
— WTA (@WTA) August 9, 2017